Passaic, New Jersey

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Population in 2014: 71,509 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +5.4%
 
Males: 35,545  (49.7%)
Females: 35,964  (50.3%)
Median resident age:  29.3 years
New Jersey median age:  39.4 years

Zip codes: 07055.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $37,332 (it was $33,594 in 2000)
Passaic:

$37,332
NJ:

$70,165

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $15,249 (it was $12,874 in 2000)

Passaic city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $298,500 (it was $156,600 in 2000)
Passaic:

$298,500
NJ:

$307,700

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $283,547; Detached houses: $328,819; Townhouses or other attached units: $291,968; In 2-unit structures: $243,703; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $281,438; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $162,646

Median gross rent in 2013: $1,078.

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  • Races in Passaic, NJ (2010)

    Passaic races chart
    • 49,55771.0%Hispanic
    • 11,24116.1%White alone
    • 5,2217.5%Black alone
    • 2,9244.2%Asian alone
    • 5800.8%Two or more races
    • 1980.3%Other race alone
    • 570.08%American Indian alone

Races in Passaic detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Passaic: 126.7 (high, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Polish (3.5%), United States (2.7%), Italian (2.5%), Russian (1.2%), German (1.2%), Irish (1.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1873

Elevation: 115 feet

Land area: 3.11 square miles.

Population density: 22,977 people per square mile   (very high).

Passaic,NJ real estate house value index trend

Passaic, New Jersey map

For population 25 years and over in Passaic:

  • High school or higher: 72.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.3%
  • Unemployed: 10.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Passaic city:

  • Never married: 48.7%
  • Now married: 36.0%
  • Separated: 4.4%
  • Widowed: 4.2%
  • Divorced: 6.6%

31,152 residents are foreign born (38.1% Latin America, 4.8% Asia).

This city:

44.0%
New Jersey:

21.6%



According to our research of New Jersey and other state lists there were 63 registered sex offenders living in Passaic, New Jersey as of December 08, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Passaic to the number of sex offenders is 1,115 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $9,778 (3.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $7,189 (2.7%)

Passaic satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Newark, NJ (8.9 miles , pop. 273,546).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Manhattan, NY (10.2 miles , pop. 1,537,195).

Nearest cities: Wallington borough, NJ (1.0 miles ), Clifton, NJ (1.2 miles ), Garfield, NJ (1.4 miles ), Rutherford borough, NJ (1.5 miles ), Wood-Ridge borough, NJ (1.5 miles ), East Rutherford borough, NJ (1.6 miles ), Lodi borough, NJ (1.7 miles ), Hasbrouck Heights borough, NJ (1.7 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $130,000
  • 2000: 1 building, cost: $400,000
  • 2001: 2 buildings, average cost: $154,500
  • 2002: 7 buildings, average cost: $130,900
  • 2003: 22 buildings, average cost: $80,400
  • 2004: 14 buildings, average cost: $80,400
  • 2005: 8 buildings, average cost: $170,400
  • 2007: 18 buildings, average cost: $108,700
  • 2008: 7 buildings, average cost: $104,800
  • 2009: 6 buildings, average cost: $105,400
  • 2010: 6 buildings, average cost: $105,300
  • 2011: 5 buildings, average cost: $165,200
  • 2012: 28 buildings, average cost: $161,700
  • 2013: 18 buildings, average cost: $153,600
  • 2014: 7 buildings, average cost: $173,300

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 40.86 N, Longitude: 74.13 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -9,471 (-13.4%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 8,728 (30.9%)

Area codes: 973, 201, 862

Passaic household income distribution Passaic home values distribution

Crime rates in Passaic by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Murders 4454535362622
per 100,000 5.85.87.25.87.34.47.54.58.92.98.52.82.8
Rapes 5276333266215
per 100,000 7.22.910.18.74.44.44.53.08.98.62.81.47.0
Robberies 374355274331273313323246278241232240223
per 100,000 539.8515.8397.1481.0399.2462.5484.1368.4412.7344.2330.3340.7313.1
Assaults 482409397343365376343265345341273269234
per 100,000 695.7594.2575.3498.5533.7555.6514.1396.9512.2487.1388.7381.9328.5
Burglaries 464323422363394395318306390320439279229
per 100,000 669.7469.3611.5527.5576.1583.7476.6458.3579.0457.1625.0396.1321.5
Thefts 1,3961,1901,0529779199529231,1241,0971,046863726747
per 100,000 2,015.01,728.91,524.51,419.81,343.81,406.81,383.31,683.31,628.71,494.01,228.71,030.61,048.7
Auto thefts 620574540279364240242150143208157135161
per 100,000 894.9834.0782.5405.5532.2354.6362.7224.6212.3297.1223.5191.6226.0
Arson 811312844203626
per 100,000 11.516.04.317.411.75.96.03.00.04.38.52.88.4
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 287.5) 549.0484.1449.0412.5404.5411.4407.8338.1396.7348.8325.7286.1268.8

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Passaic detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 186 (158 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.22
New Jersey average:

3.43
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

7.9%
New Jersey:

5.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +9,108 (+15.5%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (19%)
  • Construction (16%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Wholesale trade (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (15%)
  • Manufacturing (15%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Wholesale trade (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (16%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (16%)
  • Material moving occupations (15%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (11%)
  • Transportation occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (13%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Material moving occupations (12%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (11%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (11%)
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)

Work and jobs in Passaic: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Passaic, New Jersey

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Passaic, New Jersey average temperatures Passaic, New Jersey average precipitation Passaic, New Jersey humidity Passaic, New Jersey wind speed Passaic, New Jersey snowfall Passaic, New Jersey sunshine Passaic, New Jersey clear and cloudy days

Tornado activity:

Passaic-area historical tornado activity is near New Jersey state average. It is 36% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/28/1973, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 19.8 miles away from the Passaic city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 5/28/1973, a category F3 tornado 30.9 miles away from the city center injured 12 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Passaic-area historical earthquake activity is near New Jersey state average. It is 88% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 214.4 miles away from the city center
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 106.6 miles away from Passaic center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 251.9 miles away from the city center
On 1/16/1994 at 00:42:43, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 105.2 miles away from the city center
On 8/22/1992 at 12:20:32, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 3.8 MS, 4.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 235.4 miles away from Passaic center
On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 224.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Passaic County (19) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 8

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 4, Heavy Rains: 3, Hurricanes: 3, Blizzards: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Water Shortages: 2, Power Outage: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 2 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Passaic topographic map

Birthplace of: Paul Goldberger - Architecture critic, Morris Cerullo - Television evangelist, Mitch Albom - Author, Paul Rudd - Actor, Joe Piscopo - Comedian, Zoe Saldana - Actress, Dick Vitale - Basketball coach and announcer, Robert Smithson - Artist, Saul Zaentz - Film producer, Alan Rosenberg - Film actor.

Medal of Honor Recipients

Medal of Honor Recipients born in Passaic: Alexander M. Quinn, George Breeman.

Hospitals and medical centers in Passaic:

  • GENERAL HOSPITAL CENTER AT PASSAIC (provides emergency services, 350 BOULEVARD)
  • PBI REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (provides emergency services, 350 BOULEVARD)
  • ST MARY'S HOSPITAL, PASSAIC (Voluntary non-profit - Church, 350 BOULEVARD)
  • PATIENT CARE NEW JERSEY, INC (9 QUINCY STREET)
  • CHESTNUT CONV CTR (360 CHESTNUT ST)
  • CHESTNUT HILL CONV CENTER (360 CHESTNUT STREET)
  • HAMILTON PLAZA NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (56 HAMILTON AVENUE)
  • JEFFERSON HOUSE NURSING CENTER (85 COLUMBIA AVE)
  • MADISON MANOR NURSING CENTER (141 MADISON ST)
  • PASSAIC BETH ISRAEL HOSPITAL TCU (70 PARKER AVENUE)

Amtrak stations near Passaic:

  • 9 miles: NEWARK (RAYMOND PLAZA WEST) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, intercity bus service, public transit connection.
  • 11 miles: NEW YORK (PENN STA) (NEW YORK, 7TH AVE. & W. 32ND ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, snack bar, vending machines, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 12 miles: NEWARK INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (NEWARK, ) . Services: ticket office, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Passaic:

  • Montclair State University (about 4 miles; Montclair, NJ; Full-time enrollment: 16,277)
  • Jersey College (about 4 miles; Teterboro, NJ; FT enrollment: 2,073)
  • Berkeley College-Woodland Park (about 5 miles; Woodland Park, NJ; FT enrollment: 2,938)
  • Passaic County Community College (about 5 miles; Paterson, NJ; FT enrollment: 6,351)
  • Fairleigh Dickinson University-Metropolitan Campus (about 6 miles; Teaneck, NJ; FT enrollment: 5,349)
  • Bergen Community College (about 7 miles; Paramus, NJ; FT enrollment: 11,826)
  • William Paterson University of New Jersey (about 8 miles; Wayne, NJ; FT enrollment: 10,198)

Public high schools in Passaic:

Private high schools in Passaic:

  • BAIS YAAKOV OF PASSAIC HIGH SCHOOL FOR GIRLS (Students: 234, Location: 181 PENNINGTON AVE, Grades: 9-12, Girls only)
  • NOBLE LEADERSHIP ACADEMY (Students: 228, Location: 123 JEFFERSON ST, Grades: PK-10)
  • MESIVTA TIFERES RAV ZVI ARYEH ZEMEL (Students: 108, Location: 1 AMSTERDAM AVE, Grades: 9-12, Boys only)
  • COLLEGIATE SCHOOL (Students: 88, Location: 22 KENT CT, Grades: PK-12)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Passaic:

  • WILLIAM B. CRUISE MEMORIAL SCHOOL # 11 (Students: 1,086, Location: 390 GREGORY AVE., Grades: 1-6)
  • THOMAS JEFFERSON SCHOOL # 1 (Students: 659, Location: 390 VAN HOUTEN AVE., Grades: KG-6)
  • ETTA GERO SCHOOL # 9 (Students: 594, Location: 140 FIRST ST., Grades: 3-6)
  • SCHOOL # 17 (Location: 95-99 DAYTON AVE., Grades: PK-1)
  • DANIEL F. RYAN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL # 19 (Location: 320 HIGHLAND AVE., Grades: 2-6)
  • MARIO DRAGO SCHOOL # 3 (Location: 155 VAN HOUTEN AVE., Grades: PK-6)
  • LINCOLN MIDDLE SCHOOL # 4 (Location: 291 LAFAYETTE AVE., Grades: 7-8)
  • MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. SCHOOL # 6 (Location: 85 HAMILTON AVE., Grades: PK-6)
  • ULYSSES S. GRANT SCHOOL # 7 (Location: 155 SUMMER ST., Grades: PK-1)
  • CASIMIR PULASKI SCHOOL # 8 (Location: 100 FOURTH ST., Grades: PK-2)

Private elementary/middle schools in Passaic:

  • YESHIVA KTANA OF PASSAIC BOYS' (Students: 1,145, Location: 1 MAIN AVE, Grades: PK-8, Boys only)
  • YESHIVA KTANA OF PASSAIC GIRLS (Students: 863, Location: 181 PENNINGTON AVE, Grades: KG-8, Girls only)
  • YBH OF PASSAIC-HILLEL (Students: 506, Location: 270 PASSAIC AVE, Grades: PK-8)
  • PASSAIC CLIFTON CHEDER / BAIS YAAKOV (Students: 160, Location: 181 LAFAYETTE AVE, Grades: PK-8)
See full list of schools located in Passaic

Library in Passaic:

  • PASSAIC PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,470,416; Location: 195 GREGORY AVENUE; 111,329 books; 3,538 audio materials; 3,662 video materials; 22 state licensed databases; 296 print serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • You cannot mention Passaic, NJ without mentioning somewhere that this is where The Shirelles made their start. They are one of the most famous "girl groups" of all time and have been inducted into the Rock N' Roll Hall of Fame.
  • Passaic now only has 2 hospitals PBI Regional Medical Center and St. Marys Hospital.

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Notable locations in Passaic: Passaic Station (A), Passaic Truck Company Number 2 (B), Passaic Engine Company Number 2 (C), Reid Memorial Branch Passaic Public Library (D), Holy Rosary Youth Center (E), Rescue Emergency Medical Services (F), Hatzalah Emergency Medical Services (G), Passaic Emergency Medical Services (H), Passaic Fire Department Westside Fire Station (I), Passaic Fire Department Eastside Fire Station (J). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Passaic include: Saint Johns Church (A), Church of God of Prophecy (B), Holy Rosary Roman Catholic Church (C), Iglesia Pentacostal Smirna (D), Most Holy Name of Jesus Church (E), Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church (F), Saint Joseph Roman Catholic Church (G), Saint Michael the Archangel Church (H), Saint Nicholas Catholic Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoir: Hughes Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Passaic include: Armory Park (1), Veterans Memorial Park (2), Pulaski Park (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Hungarian Folklore Museum (80 3rd Street), Ball Pit Supply New Jersey (Amusement & Theme Parks; Clifton Area), Mc Daniel Brothers Shows (Amusement & Theme Parks; 153 10th Street), Rack N Roll Family Fun Center (212 Washington Place).

Hotel: Hotel Passaic (4 Henry Street).

Passaic County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 102. This is worse than average.

City:

102
U.S.:

75

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.351. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.351
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 18.7. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 4.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

18.7
U.S.:

6.4

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 1.19. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.19
U.S.:

1.91

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 23.8. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 5.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

23.8
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2004 was 16.2. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 8.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

16.2
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 9.26. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.26
U.S.:

9.35

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2008 was 0.0125. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0125
U.S.:

0.0138
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 29.5%
(10.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 36.5% for Black residents, 33.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 19.3% for American Indian residents, 44.8% for other race residents, 31.4% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  3.6 people
New Jersey:  2.7 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  75.2%
Whole state:  69.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  9.7%
Whole state:  5.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

People in group quarters in Passaic in 2010:

  • 224 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 169 people in college/university student housing
  • 26 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 12 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 11 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 8 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 8 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness

People in group quarters in Passaic in 2000:

  • 204 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 200 people in nursing homes
  • 96 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 64 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 10 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 5 people in religious group quarters

Passaic, New Jersey environmental map by EPA

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Banks with branches in Passaic (2011 data):

  • Valley National Bank: Paulison Avenue Branch, 506 Van Houten Avenue Branch, 128 Market Street Branch, Passaic Park Branch. Info updated 2012/01/10: Bank assets: $14,186.7 mil, Deposits: $9,715.7 mil, headquarters in Wayne, NJ, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 219 total offices, Holding Company: Valley National Bancorp
  • PNC Bank, National Association: Westside Branch at 405 Van Houten Avenue, branch established on 1951/05/17; Passaic Branch at 629 Main Avenue, branch established on 1949/08/22. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The
  • TD Bank, National Association: Jefferson Branch at 155 Jefferson Street, branch established on 1970/10/17. Info updated 2010/10/04: Bank assets: $188,912.6 mil, Deposits: $153,149.8 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, 1314 total offices, Holding Company: Toronto-Dominion Bank, The
  • Banco Popular North America: 8th Street Branch at 122 8th Street, branch established on 1998/04/10. Info updated 2012/01/27: Bank assets: $8,605.3 mil, Deposits: $6,167.7 mil, headquarters in New York, NY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 97 total offices, Holding Company: Popular, Inc.
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Passaic - Main Avenue at 620 Main Avenue, branch established on 2005/12/19. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • Capital One, National Association: Passaic Park Branch at 129-31 Main Avenue, branch established on 1974/11/01. Info updated 2011/07/01: Bank assets: $133,477.8 mil, Deposits: $97,063.7 mil, headquarters in Mclean, VA, positive income, 984 total offices, Holding Company: Capital One Financial Corporation

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

17.4
New Jersey average:

12.7

Passaic travel time to work - commute Passaic mode of transportation to work chart

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Neighborhoods in Passaic:

(Passaic, New Jersey Neighborhood Map)

Religion statistics for Passaic city (based on Passaic County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic199,31556
Other44,39751
Evangelical Protestant20,164110
Mainline Protestant15,79683
Orthodox5,99014
Black Protestant3,61016
None211,954-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 212
Passaic County:

4.33 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

2.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 64
Passaic County:

1.31 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

1.76 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 32
Passaic County:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.81 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 280
Here:

5.72 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.15 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.1%
New Jersey:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Passaic County:

24.7%
New Jersey:

23.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

18.3%
State:

18.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Passaic:

46.3%
State:

49.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

46.2%
State:

47.4%

Average BMI:
Passaic:

28.3
State:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

22.4%
New Jersey:

20.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

10.8%
State:

11.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Passaic:

6.7
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Passaic:

30.1%
New Jersey:

33.6%

General health condition:
This city:

54.3%
New Jersey:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Passaic:

81.9%
New Jersey:

79.7%

More about Health and Nutrition of Passaic, NJ Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 14$67,556$57,9050$0
Other Government Administration 18$70,087$46,7251$376
Judicial and Legal 13$55,539$51,2670$0
Police Protection - Officers 106$830,395$94,00757$94,393
Police - Other 23$69,575$36,3002$562
Firefighters 79$494,263$75,0780$0
Fire - Other 17$61,552$43,4480$0
Streets and Highways 38$147,664$46,6310$0
Health 12$48,164$48,1646$13,239
Parks and Recreation 11$35,487$38,7130$0
Housing and Community Development(Local) 49$200,611$49,12922$17,960
Local Libraries 15$56,433$45,14615$11,734
Totals for Government 395$2,137,326$64,931103$138,264

Passaic government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Housing and Community Development: $2,505,000 ($35.03)
    General - Other: $690,000 ($9.65)
    Sewerage: $235,000 ($3.29)
  • Current Operations - Housing and Community Development: $23,591,000 ($329.90)
    General - Other: $22,228,000 ($310.84)
    Police Protection: $16,525,000 ($231.09)
    Local Fire Protection: $10,387,000 ($145.25)
    Solid Waste Management: $4,806,000 ($67.21)
    Sewerage: $4,635,000 ($64.82)
    Regular Highways: $2,455,000 ($34.33)
    Health - Other: $1,849,000 ($25.86)
    Central Staff Services: $1,582,000 ($22.12)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,561,000 ($21.83)
    Financial Administration: $1,080,000 ($15.10)
    Parks and Recreation: $931,000 ($13.02)
    Libraries: $870,000 ($12.17)
    General Public Buildings: $729,000 ($10.19)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $509,000 ($7.12)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,032,000 ($14.43)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $37,582,000 ($525.56)

Passaic government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $4,263,000 ($59.61)
    Housing and Community Development: $2,360,000 ($33.00)
    All Other: $1,414,000 ($19.77)
    Parking Facilities: $448,000 ($6.26)
    Parks and Recreation: $19,000 ($0.27)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $17,975,000 ($251.37)
    All Other: $140,000 ($1.96)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $64,000 ($0.89)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $3,523,000 ($49.27)
    General Revenue, NEC: $704,000 ($9.84)
    Interest Earnings: $585,000 ($8.18)
    Rents: $20,000 ($0.28)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $16,415,000 ($229.55)
    All Other: $3,881,000 ($54.27)
    Health and Hospitals: $447,000 ($6.25)
    Highways: $49,000 ($0.69)
  • Tax - Property: $41,397,000 ($578.91)
    Other License: $962,000 ($13.45)
    Public Utilities Sales: $78,000 ($1.09)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $66,000 ($0.92)

Passaic government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $22,224,000 ($310.79)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $20,548,000 ($287.35)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,876,000 ($26.23)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $200,000 ($2.80)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $4,345,000 ($60.76)

Passaic government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,306,000 ($18.26)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $10,548,000 ($147.51)

4.42% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($48,931 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.42%
New Jersey average:

5.08%

0.11% of residents moved from foreign countries ($745 average AGI)
Passaic County:

0.11%
New Jersey average:

0.06%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Bergen County, NJ  1.16% ($52,858 average AGI)
from Essex County, NJ  0.49% ($56,911)
from Morris County, NJ  0.36% ($54,996)


5.40% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($49,610 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.40%
New Jersey average:

5.65%

0.08% of residents moved to foreign countries ($471 average AGI)
Passaic County:

0.08%
New Jersey average:

0.09%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Bergen County, NJ  1.32% ($47,840 average AGI)
to Essex County, NJ  0.53% ($49,775)
to Morris County, NJ  0.51% ($63,045)

Strongest AM radio stations in Passaic:

  • WABC (770 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WABC-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • WINS (1010 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WADO (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WADO-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WOR (710 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WEPN (1050 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NEW YORK AM RADIO, LLC)
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)
  • WBBR (1130 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BLOOMBERG COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WLIB (1190 AM; 30 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ICBC BROADCAST HOLDINGS-NY, INC.)
  • WPAT (930 AM; 5 kW; PATERSON, NJ; Owner: WPAT, INC)
  • WWRL (1600 AM; 25 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ACCESS.1 COMMUNICATIONS CORP.-NY)
  • WWRU (1660 AM; 10 kW; JERSEY CITY, NJ; Owner: RADIO UNICA OF NEW YORK LICENSE CORP.)
  • WKDM (1380 AM; 5 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: MULTICULTURAL RADIO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSNR (620 AM; 20 kW; JERSEY CITY, NJ)

Strongest FM radio stations in Passaic:

  • WNEW (102.7 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WMSC (90.3 FM; UPPER MONTCLAIR, NJ; Owner: MONTCLAIR STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WRKS (98.7 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORP OF NEW YORK)
  • WKCR-FM (89.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: TRUSTEES OF COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY IN NEW YORK)
  • WKTU (103.5 FM; LAKE SUCCESS, NY; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • WAXQ (104.3 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMFM NEW YORK LICENSES, LLC)
  • WHTZ (100.3 FM; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WWPR-FM (105.1 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WQCD (101.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WCBS-FM (101.1 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WCAA (105.9 FM; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: WADO-AM LICENSE CORP. ("WADO"))
  • WBAI (99.5 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: PACIFICA FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WBLS (107.5 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ICBC BROADCAST HOLDINGS-NY, INC.)
  • WLTW (106.7 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMFM NEW YORK LICENSES, LLC)
  • WQXR-FM (96.3 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: THE NEW YORK TIMES ELECTRONIC MEDIA COMPANY)
  • WSKQ-FM (97.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WSKQ LICENSING, INC.)
  • WXRK (92.3 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WQHT (97.1 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS LICENSE CORPORATION OF NEW YORK)
  • WNYC-FM (93.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WNYC RADIO)
  • WPAT-FM (93.1 FM; PATERSON, NJ; Owner: WPAT LICENSING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Passaic:

  • WNYW (Channel 5; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WPXO-LP (Channel 34; EAST ORANGE, NJ; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • WCBS-TV (Channel 2; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WABC-TV (Channel 7; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMERICAN BROADCASTING COMPANIES, INC)
  • WPIX (Channel 11; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WPIX, INC.)
  • WWOR-TV (Channel 9; SECAUCUS, NJ; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WNJU (Channel 47; LINDEN, NJ; Owner: WNJU LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WFUT (Channel 68; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: UNIVISION NEW YORK LLC)
  • WPXN-TV (Channel 31; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WNYE-TV (Channel 25; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NEW YORK CITY BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • WNBC (Channel 4; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NATIONAL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WNET (Channel 13; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WXTV (Channel 41; PATERSON, NJ; Owner: WXTV LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • WXNY-LP (Channel 32; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WKOB-LP (Channel 53; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WKOB COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WEBR-CA (Channel 17; MANHATTAN, NY; Owner: K LICENSEE INC.)
  • WRNN-LP (Channel 57; NYACK, NY; Owner: LP NYACK LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W60AI (Channel 60; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WNXY-LP (Channel 26; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W68DN (Channel 68; CHERRY HILL, ETC., NJ; Owner: MARCIA COHEN)
  • W33BS (Channel 33; DARIEN, CT; Owner: CT&T BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WNYN-LP (Channel 39; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WNYX-LP (Channel 35; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WFME-TV (Channel 66; WEST MILFORD, NJ; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • W38CL (Channel 38; BRONX, NY; Owner: RENARD COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Passaic fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 42Number of bridges
  • 253m830ftTotal length
  • $15,985,000Total costs
  • 1,193,875Total average daily traffic
  • 57,791Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 11910-1919
  • 11920-1929
  • 11930-1939
  • 41950-1959
  • 71960-1969
  • 241970-1979
  • 21990-1999
  • 22000-2009
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Passaic, NJ

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

22 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Passaic)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

18 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Passaic, NJ)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

76 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Passaic)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 170 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C145 SERIES (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2609V , Serial Number: 18119, Year manufactured: 1948, Airworthiness Date: 09/21/1956
    Registrant (Individual): Victor N Pallotto, 212 Main Ave, Passaic, NJ 07055
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172K (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 79050 , Serial Number: 17257843, Year manufactured: 1969, Airworthiness Date: 11/25/1970
    Registrant (Corporation): Vics View Aviation Service LLC, 212 Main Ave, Passaic, NJ 07055

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 8 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED84$242,59569$235,884321$278,42716$132,31320$990,65030$218,6000$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED10$254,60010$261,80052$251,9428$74,6252$990,0003$137,6670$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED41$249,04923$241,304233$256,44631$27,1944$491,75023$200,6961$2,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN39$258,38514$226,35794$247,2550$02$215,00013$202,1540$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS14$235,1436$277,33326$313,7311$20,0000$02$116,0000$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 1752.00 , 1753.00, 1754.00, 1755.00, 1756.00, 1757.00, 1758.00, 1759.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 6 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED17$290,8243$311,333
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED9$266,4444$335,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED9$318,4440$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$396,0000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 1752.00 , 1753.00, 1754.00, 1755.00, 1756.00, 1757.00, 1758.00, 1759.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 7
  • Hazardous Condition: 1

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (90%)
  • Electricity (4%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • No fuel used (1%)
Businesses in Passaic, NJ
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1KFC1
Advance Auto Parts1Kmart1
Burger King1MasterBrand Cabinets2
CVS1McDonald's1
DHL3Nike5
Dairy Queen1Payless2
Domino's Pizza1Pizza Hut1
Dunkin Donuts3RadioShack1
Fashion Bug1Rite Aid2
FedEx2Sears1
Food Basics1Sprint Nextel1
Foot Locker1The Room Place1
GNC2U-Haul1
H&R Block1UPS3
Home Depot1Walgreens1

Passaic compared to New Jersey state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Passaic on our top lists:

  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people below the poverty level, excluding cities with 15% or more of residents in college and with the median age below 28 (population 50,000+)"
  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Material moving occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Wholesale trade (population 50,000+)"
  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Management of companies and enterprises (population 50,000+)"
  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Wholesale trade (population 50,000+)"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest ratio of murders to rapes between 2002 and 2012 (population 50,000+)"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people below 50% of the poverty level, excluding cities with 15% or more of residents in college and with the median age below 28 (population 50,000+)"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Material moving occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 100 cities with highest percentage of renters (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Dominican Republic (population 500+)"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Healthcare support occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest number of rapes per 100,000 residents (population 50,000+)"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the least cars per house, population 50,000+"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Manufacturing (population 50,000+)"
  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Construction and extraction occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #24 on the list of "Top 100 cities with smallest houses (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #26 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the smallest percentage of one, detached housing units in structures (20,000+ housing units)"
  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest percentage of English-only speaking households, population 50,000+"
  • #32 on the list of "Top 100 cities with old houses but young residents (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #34 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Personal care and service occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #18 (07055) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of taxpayers using paid preparers for 2012 taxes (pop 5,000+)"
  • #74 (07055) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Polish first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that exercised in the past month"
  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving out compared to moving in (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest decrease in the number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest surface withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that keep firearms around their homes"
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